Date: Thu, 8 Feb 1996 02:20:04 -0500 From: Gavin Nicol <email@example.com> Message-Id: <199602080720.CAA06117@ebt-inc.ebt.com> To: firstname.lastname@example.org Cc: email@example.com, firstname.lastname@example.org, email@example.com In-Reply-To: <199602070320.MAA18632@necom830.cc.titech.ac.jp> (message from Masataka Ohta on Wed, 7 Feb 96 12:20:06 JST) Subject: Re: http charset labelling > 8th bit of URL MUST be 0. Should a malformed URL is found, > its 8th bit MAY be masked to be 0. Otherwise the URL MUST > be rejected. > >Then, non-ASCII URLs will disappear. If anyone speaks to you in anything other than English, reject the sentence. Quite an appealing idea. >You can see that no people are using mail address with kanji, which >is why we can communicate internationally. I think that using legacy systems as justification for the design of new systems is a very poor way to design software.